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Bachmann Hopes For Divine Intervention

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

After emerging victorious in the Ames Straw Poll last August, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has traversed a rocky road in her pursuit of the White House....

Bachmann Campaign Team Jumps Ship In Key State

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's paid campaign team in New Hampshire has jumped ship from her poli...

In Latest Gaffe, Bachmann Fumbles Facts

CNN | Shannon Travis | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

After a string of high-profile gaffes, Michele Bachmann has made another that could provide one more piece of ammunition to critics who claim she does...

Bachmann 'Surprised' By Jay Leno

Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

During a radio interview on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said she was "surprised" by questions presented to her during a...

Bachmann: 'I Want To Solve This Problem'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) PHOENIX — If you're running for president, how do you convince supporters you are tough enough on immi...

Bachmann Runs Into Trouble On The Trail

Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT AND BRIAN BAKST, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign fell just as qui...

Michele Bachmann Like Terrell Owens?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), a former offensive tackle in the NFL who was elected to Congress last year, likened the actions of "some" of his conser...

Bachmann Oversimplifies Facts On Contentious Issue

Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

By MATTHEW DALY, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON — America's energy future can't be unlocked as simply as Republican presidential candidate Mich...

Bachmann Does Damage Control After Making Questionable Remarks

Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

On the heels of raising eyebrows with remarks about last week's earthquake and Hurricane Irene, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann sou...

Bachmann Suggests Earthquake, Hurricane Come As Message From God

AP/The Huffington Post | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) SARASOTA, Fla. — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Sunday that she would consider oil and natural gas...

Bachmann Takes Issue With 'Radical Environmentalists'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) POINCIANA, Fla. — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claims the U.S. has more energy resources than any oth...

Perry, Bachmann Avoid Each Other While At Same Event

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

WATERLOO, Iowa — They're competing with each other and currently leading the pack of Republican presidential hopefuls, but Texas Gov. Rick Perry and...

For Bachmann, An Issue Of Inaccuracy

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann's rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, earlier this week (full video clip below) is a good demonstration of the passion the GOP presid...

Michele Bachmann — The Making Of A Republican Front-Runner

The New Yorker | Ryan Lizza | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

The transformation of Michele Bachmann from Tea Party insurgent and cable-news Pasionaria to serious Republican contender in the 2012 Presidential rac...

Bachmann Clinic Gets Punked

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

A group of gay rights activists targeted a Minnesota clinic owned by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus in a pr...

Bachmann Reportedly Suffers From Headaches That Can 'Incapacitate' Her For Days

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's campaign is pushing back against a story published online by the ...

Michele Bachmann Targeted By Gay Rights Groups

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

In the early weeks of her presidential run, Michele Bachmann has avoided getting bogged down in the divisive, distracting terrain of social policy. ...

Bachmann Addresses Signing Controversial Pledge, Slavery

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann discussed her decision to sign a cont...

Police Reports Show Different Side Of Bachmann

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

With a penchant for tough talk and polarizing positions, Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is a magnet for controversy -- and there's...

What Bachmann Was Like In Law School

Real Clear Politics | Erin McPike | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann may come across as a "flake" to some members of the media, but that's not how her classmates at the O.W. Coburn School of Law at Oral...

Bachmann: As President, I'll Find Obama A 'Real Job'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Republican candidate Michele Bachmann spent Saturday shaking hands in Iowa diners and strolling through a bustling farmers mark...

Michele Bachmann Announces Presidential Campaign

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is in it to win it in 2012. The conservative congresswoman and Tea Party favorite formally declared her candidacy f...

15 Unforgettable Moments & Shocking Lines From Michele Bachmann

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is running for president in the next election cycle. The conservative firebrand's star has been on the rise since s...

Bachmann Presidential Campaign Tests Tea Party Power Limits

Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Conservative firebrand Michele Bachmann will test the limits of how far a favorite of the Tea Party movement can go when she formally laun...

WATCH: Michele Bachmann Answers Whether God Told Her To Run

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann says she's pleased by the results of a new poll showing her as one of the top choices a...